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Shopping at or near SMB

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Shopping at or near SMB

I'm looking to purchase mariachi hats & maracas & was wondering if these are sold at the resort? a nearby shop or town? or do I have to go to Playa Del Carmen?

I've also heard vendors sometimes set up shop around the resort. Does anyone happen to know if that's a daily thing? If not, what days specifically?

Oswego, Illinois
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1. Re: Shopping at or near SMB

There are not a lot of vendors, as it is a hard beach to get to.

Also, there may have been a small selection in the gift shop, but I don't recall.

As far as a "nearby shop"... I think the closest shop is in Playa.

Enjoy, it is a great resort.


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2. Re: Shopping at or near SMB

There was one night when the vendors were set up at the resort but I can't remember which night. I think it was the night with the Mexican buffet... Anyway, for what you are looking for, I would go to Playa del Carmen.

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3. Re: Shopping at or near SMB

Don't forget that the airport has a bunch of shops (including one huge duty free one that you walk through after you go through security) so you can easily pick up any souveniers there (there is a store that sells "Mexican Souveniers" as well)!

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4. Re: Shopping at or near SMB

I always wonder if anyone actually keeps those mariachi hats - especially since I see them so often at garage sales!

Edited: 10 November 2012, 00:14
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